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Miriam Elder

Miriam Elder

    Fires blamed on jihad
    Fires blamed on jihad
    "Forest fires in European Union countries should be considered one of the new trends in al-Qaeda's 'thousand cuts' strategy,"...
    Pussy Riot vow to fight despite jail
    Pussy Riot vow to fight despite jail
    A jailed member of the anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot has said that the guilty verdict handed to her and two bandmates in mid-August has...
    Madonna stages prayer for Pussy Riot's release
    Madonna stages prayer for Pussy Riot's release
    Prosecutors this week called for the three women – Maria Alyokhina, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Yekaterina Samutsevich – to be jailed for...
    Protesters dismiss Putin death threats
    Protesters dismiss Putin death threats
    The Kremlin was accused on Monday of playing up a purported assassination attempt against Vladimir Putin to boost his popularity ahead of Russia's...
    Putin protesters form human chain around Moscow
    Putin protesters form human chain around Moscow
    Russians protesting against the likely return of Vladimir Putin as president in elections next weekend have made a final push to show their...
    Pro-Putin group 'plays dirty'
    Pro-Putin group 'plays dirty'
    A pro-Kremlin group runs a network of internet trolls, seeks to buy flattering coverage of Vladimir Putin and hatches plans to discredit opposition...
    WikiLeaks founder's TV show heads to Russian airwaves
    WikiLeaks founder's TV show heads to Russian airwaves
    The state-run Russia Today television channel has bought the rights to broadcast Julian Assange's 10-part series of interviews with "political...
    Russia's leaders promise to heed protesters' calls
    Russia's leaders promise to heed protesters' calls
    The Russian leadership has sought to calm tensions following an unprecedented protest against Vladimir Putin that brought tens of thousands of...
    Russia's anti-Putin protest gains momentum
    Russia's anti-Putin protest gains momentum
    Russia's anti-government protest has gathered momentum as tens of thousands of people say they are prepared to take to the streets this weekend in...
    Boo who? Big Bad Vlad put in his place
    Boo who? Big Bad Vlad put in his place
    When Vladimir Putin stepped into the ring at Olimpisky Stadium in Moscow after a martial arts fight at the weekend, he appeared to be greeted by a...
    Chelsea owner slips in Russia's rich rankings
    Chelsea owner slips in Russia's rich rankings
    Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich owns nine homes, seven apartments, seven cars and earned £3-billion last year, according to a wealth...